Carnegie Mellon University

Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones

Teaching Professor Emeritus of French & Francophone Studies

Department of Modern Languages
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Education: Ph. D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1994.


I taught courses in French language and French and Francophone studies as well as graduate courses in language acquisition technology, and have published articles and textbooks in these areas. I also direct the Language Online project, which has designed and delivered online courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, and Spanish.

  • Hip-Hop Quebec: Self and Synthesis,” Popular Music and Society. Volume 34.1, February 2011.
  • “Popular Music in Quebec.” Invited chapter in Quebec Questions: Quebec Studies for the 21st Century (McGill/Plattsburgh). August 2010, Oxford University Press. French version to appear through University of Montreal Press.
  • Teacher Preparation for Online Language Instruction” with Bonnie L. Youngs. In Teacher Education for CALL, Hubbard, Phil and Michael Levy, eds. John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2006. 267-280.
  • “Language Online: Principles of Design and Methods of Assessment” with N. Ann Chenoweth and G.Richard Tucker. In Changing Language Education through Call. Routledge, 2005. 147-168.
  • French Online. Elementary French course for web delivery, developed in the context of the Open Learning Initiative. Project director, principal designer and lead author. 2003-continuing.

Department Member Since 1993